A vulnerability has been reported in Libxml2, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the processing of XML files and can be exploited to exhaust all available memory via a specially crafted XML file containing a predefined entity inside an entity definition.
The vulnerability is reported in versions 2.7.0 and 2.7.1.
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Subject: Libxml2 Predefined Entities Denial of Service Vulnerability
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